Therapy Team

Fay Gershgorin, Registered Occupational Therapist - Clinical Director

Fay Gershgorin, OT Reg. (Ont.) is the founder of New Therapy Solutions. She is a registered Occupational Therapist with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO), and the National Association of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT); qualified to practice in Ontario and USA. Fay is a member of The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). She has attained her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Barry University in Miami, Florida and a Master’s of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University.

Fay offers Mental Health Consulting to her Occupational Therapy work. She applies Psychotherapy services utilizing an array of therapeutic techniques including: Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solutions Focused Brief Therapy, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing. Therapy is always client-centered goal oriented meeting the needs of each individual client. Clients include: Children, Adolescents, Couples, and Families. Fay has helped many of her clients with struggles related to: adjusting to new life roles and responsibilities, returning to work, maintaining work-life balance, and managing life stress.

Fay has worked within the clinical setting, gaining experience in orthopedic, neurology, and mental health via administering assessments and treatments accordingly. Further, she gained experience assessing and treating individuals who have sustained functional deficits of both catastrophic and non-catastrophic nature from MVA-related traumatic brain injury, personal injury cases, Orthopaedic and/or Psychosocial injuries; to address their day-to-day needs and facilitate functional improvement through client-centered Occupational Therapy, community based rehabilitation and advocacy.

Fay provides consultations from small businesses to large organizations; addressing workplace mental health & wellness programs to support employees’ well-being, improve performance, productivity, boost morale, & reduce absenteeism. We are helping clients with struggles in adjusting to new life roles and responsibilities, returning to work, maintaining a work-life balance, and managing life stress.

Fay is passionate about assisting clients with reaching their potential to live meaningful lives, and has always enjoyed working with individuals of various ages & abilities. She enjoys working in the community setting and always strives to help others achieve their goals for functional independence.

 

Belinda Wong, Registered Occupational Therapist

Belinda is a registered Occupational Therapist with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO) and is a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). She is passionate about working with children of all abilities to promote learning and skill building.

Belinda earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education with honours from Ryerson University and her Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Queen’s University.

Belinda has diverse experience working with children (0-18 years) in the school-based setting and the community setting providing assessment, consultation, and intervention. She has assisted clients withfine and gross motor skills, sensory processing, self-regulation, and building life skills. Belinda strives to empower children and families to reach their greatest potential through a client-centred and holistic approach.

 

Alexa, Speech-Language Pathologist

Alexa, is a dedicated passionate SLP whom is passionate about working with children. She is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). She is a member of the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA) and is certified with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC).

Alexa graduated with a Master’s of Speech Pathology degree in Speech-Language Pathology from The University of Queensland.

She has experience working with children aged 1.5 to 15; assessing and treating a range of speech sound disorders, language delay/disorders, communication skills, including early language development, articulation, childhood apraxia of speech, fluency, social communication, early literacy development and general language development, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

 

​Tony Lipsey, Psycho-Educational Consultant

Tony Lipsey has been active in the field of education for many years. He has a Master’s degree in School and Clinical Child Psychology as well as a Master’s degree in Education. He did his psycho-educational training at the Institute for Child Study, which has now become part of OISE at the University of Toronto. He has spent many years in higher education in Canada, as both a lecturer and administrator, and he also has international experience in teaching and school management from both Australia and Israel.

Most recently, he was the Head of School for the Zareinu Educational Centre, a unique setting for children with severe challenges. For interdisciplinary purposes, Mr. Lipsey has brought together a number of colleagues who excel in the diagnosis of behavioral, speech and language and physiotherapeutic issues.

His aim is to make psycho-educational assessment services more affordable and more easily understood by families who require this type of assistance.